The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Poll panel ignores Awami demands
Bangladesh’s election commission said today parliamentary elections will be held on January 23 and the voters’ list will be updated next week as demanded by a 14-party alliance led by the Awami League. ...  | Read.. 
Indonesia Playboy editor trial
The editor of Playboy Indonesia went on trial today on charges of distributing indecent pictures to the public and making money from them, which could carry a jail ter ...  | Read.. 
Cheney’s gay kin pregnant
Mary Cheney, the gay daughter of Vice-President Dick Cheney, is pregnant, the vice-president’s office said yesterday. ...  | Read.. 
Russia opens probe
Russian prosecutors today launched their own murder investigation into the death of Alexander Litvinenko from radiation poisoning as the Russian former spy was buried at a ra ...  | Read.. 
Asian axe on Harrods Santa
London’s landmark departmental store Harrods sacked one of its “santas” after complaints that he verbally abused an Asian family, who visited the store. ...  | Read.. 
New Iraq plan required: Bush
President George W. Bush said today a new strategy was required in Iraq but he would await further reviews beyond the scathing Iraq Study Group report before determining a ne ...  | Read.. 
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Clooney buys Grisham book rights
Actor and filmmaker George Clooney has teamed up with Warner Bros’ specialty studio to buy the..  | Read.. 
On ramp with health proof
Models taking part in Sao Paulo’s big fashion show next month must show proof of their good he..  | Read.. 
Flatulence forces plane to divert
A passenger jet was forced to make an emergency landing aft ...  | Read..